In 1970-1971, the fields of specialization in Bukidnon State University were Administration and Supervision, Guidance and Supervision, Guidance and Counseling, Health Education, Social Studies, Child Study, and Teaching English as a Second Language.
When college courses were offered, Guidance and Counseling was among the required subjects in the curriculum, particularly in the College of Education. The guidance services then were limited to counseling the students in the classrooms by their homeroom advisers. In1970s, a Guidance Office was created for the purpose of counseling with Dr. Jaime M. Gellor who was appointed as a Child Study Researcher.
In the late 1980’s, Dr. Teresita T. Tumapon was appointed as President of the College. During her term, Prof. Eppie C. Ubaldo became the Director of Guidance and the designated college guidance counselors were Prof. Pacita G. Cagulada, Prof. Emerenciana M. Macabata, and Rosalina O. Olmilla. The designated counselors for the Secondary and Elementary were Mrs. Josephine I. Eugenio and Prof. Clemencia D. Romo. When Prof. Ubaldo retired from work, Prof. Macabata became the designated Director of Guidance. In 2000, Prof. Agustina R. Dacudag took the Directorship of Guidance upon the retirement of Prof. Macabata.
The College obtained the university status with RA 9456 converting BSC to BSU, signed by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in 2007. With Dr. Victor M. Barroso the University President, Prof. Agustina R. Dacudag continued to serve as the Head of the Guidance Center. When Prof. Dacudag retired in 2010, Dr. Helen M. Escudero took over her position. In succeeding years, Mrs. Josephine I. Eugenio, Mrs. Rosalina O. Olmilla, Mrs. Mariza P. Manlagaylay, Mrs. Rosalie R. Maguale and Mrs. Lora E. Añar werethe designated Guidance Counselors in the respective colleges namely: College of Community Extension and Industrial Technology (CCEIT), College of Arts and Sciences, College of Teacher Education, and College of Nursing which was originally under the College of Arts & Sciences in 2005.